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Los Angeles Watts Towers

The Hidden Gems That Exist in Our Favorite City

Cathy Weiss | Posted 08.05.2013 | Los Angeles
Cathy Weiss

The legendary Watts Towers are 90-foot sculptures built by Italian immigrant Simon Rodia working alone for 33 years, at night and on weekends. He did not finish until 1954, when he left the neighborhood and never returned.

'The Simpsons' Pays Tribute To LA's Watts Towers

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The Watts Towers in South Los Angeles have been in the news a lot recently, mostly for the financial problems dealing with the conservation of the his...